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Streamline Your Workflow – 1 of 3

How Much Is Your Time Worth? We gain a lot of insight from our customers to see why they come to us.  Usually, this comes down to one of three reasons:  time, workflow, and money.  In this blog, we explore the time savings you can experience using our site. The “old” way of ordering plans… Read more »

Printing Sewing Patterns

There has been a remarkable revival in at-home sewing that has taken place over the last 5-10 years. Once thought to be struggling remnants of dying industries, fabric and sewing machine sales have rebounded sharply, as a new generation do-it-yourselfers, and folks just looking for a little individual flare to their clothing, have taken up the hobby of sewing… Read more »

ARCH and ANSI Drawings, Printing Online

ARCH and ANSI are standard plan document sizes which we have centered our low cost print options around.  Some of our customers are not familiar with these architectural and engineering standards and often have questions for us regarding blueprint sizing.  Hopefully this blog post will help clarify some of that confusion.  We have an ARCH and… Read more »

From PDF to Print

Great news!  Our new multi-file upload and PDF merging/editing software is now complete and has been added to our web platform.  Our users are now able to upload multiple PDF files within a single folder in one easy step.  These multi-file uploads can then be merged into a single PDF for a much quicker ordering… Read more »

Analyzing a Wide Format Printer Purchase

Many of our customers have told us how they have gotten rid of their plotters or wide format printers after finding out about our printing services and prices.  Depending how much wide format printing your construction, contracting, or architectural firm does, the ROI on a wide format printer just might not add up… especially when compared… Read more »

Large Format Document Solutions

From small to large quantities, is your go-to for all types of large format document printing. We specialize in construction, architecture, engineering, and design-build documents, but we have also been known to print large format black and white photos for art gallery installations, window coverings, maps, model schematics, sanskrit scrolls for religious ceremony, flow… Read more »

What is Design-Build

The construction, architecture, and engineering industries have changed significantly over the past decade.  One of perhaps the most impactful changes shaking up these industries is the shift towards the design-build model of project delivery.  Design-build is a relatively new project managment system wherein the design and construction components are considered and calculated concurrently.  A design-build team works as… Read more »

The Future of the Local Print Shop

The printing industry is certainly changing, but contrary to some of the bearish sentiments out there, it is not going away.  The need for architects, engineers, construction managers, designers, artists, marketers, etc. to “mark on substrate” will continue long into the foreseeable future.  The persistent questions are: What is the future for the local print shops?… Read more »

Plans for 2017

Well, our little company enjoyed remarkable growth throughout 2016, and already 2017 is off to a roaring start!  January has brought our largest volume of orders so far.  Builders, contractors, architects, engineers, construction crews, and seamstresses continue to find our website and fall in love with our easy online ordering services, as well as our unbelievably low prices on plan printing…. Read more »

What’s Happening in Reprography

According to Wikipedia, “reprography is the reproduction of graphics through mechanical or electrical means, such as photograpy or xerography. Reprography is commonly used in catalogs and archives, as well as in the architectural, engineering, and construction industries.”  It is this last part of the industry that we are focused on here at This industry has been changing… Read more »